Mark Tami

Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

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Alyn and Deeside Labour

Mark Tami’s voting in Parliament

Mark Tami is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill 16 Mar 2018

    Does the hon. Gentleman agree that unfortunately, in perhaps only a small number of companies, one trialist is replaced by another and then another, and so on? Those companies use trial shifts as a way of getting free work.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Vehicle Charge Points 13 Mar 2018

    Many supply companies are worried that if there is a high uptake, which I think we would all support, the infrastructure will not be there to support it. It is just not true that electric vehicles do not use a great deal of power, so there are concerns about strain on the system as a whole.
  • European Union Citizenship 7 Mar 2018

    Does my hon. Friend agree that many companies rely on their employees travelling, often at very short notice? I am thinking of Airbus—a certain number of people from this country will just hop on a plane to Toulouse or Bremen to finish the work if a wing is not finished. Things like that need to be considered owing to the potential effect on future investment choices that such...

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Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Tami campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Voter Participation/Registration
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Animal Quarantine
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Crayfish

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Selection Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Tami’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 84 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Tami’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 175 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
20 October 2017, received £350 from Eden and Partners ltd, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG for providing training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 01 November 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Apartment in Portugal: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014)
Holiday apartment on the farm in Flintshire where we live: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Tami, as part-time Secretary/budget control.

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